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General Election 2024: Why Your Party Needs Telephone Canvassing 

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The General Election 2024 is fast approaching, and the competition for political parties across the United Kingdom to get their message and values heard is at its peak. 

As 4th July approaches, we understand time really is of the essence! With campaigning in full swing, parties need efficient, effective communications to secure support from volunteers and voters alike.  

To make sure you don’t miss any opportunities, we’re here to lend a helping hand as a seamless extension of your political party. 

Ways to Spread the Word 

There’s lots of ways political parties can promote their views to the public.  

For example, there are traditional methods such as advertising displays, newspaper ads, billboards, street signs, brochures, articles, flyers, letters, radio/TV interviews and door-to-door knocking. 

Parties can also make use of modern features via social media and online advertising. 

However, the most direct and impactful option is undoubtedly telephone canvassing. Here’s why… 

How Political Parties Use Telephone Canvassing

Telephone canvassing is the simple act of connecting with potential and existing voters over the phone to have meaningful conversations about what matters to them, and how your party can help. 

It involves outbound calling to a range of individuals for different purposes. For a political party, these could be: 

  • Volunteers e.g.: 
    • Recruiting new volunteers to increase circulation of the party’s mission 
    • Managing existing volunteer schedules to ensure attendance at events 
  • Voters e.g.: 
    • Gauging support for the party (survey calling to assist with campaign strategy) 
    • Discussing party and candidate stances and values 
    • Persuading people to register to vote and cast their vote on election day 

Regardless of the reason for calling, telephone canvassing enables you to reach more people using fewer resources – and the benefits don’t stop there… 

The Benefits of Telephone Canvassing 

Through telephone canvassing, you can: 

  • Reach a larger portion of the electorate faster than door-to-door canvassing e.g. a volunteer can knock on an average of 20 doors per hour, dialing can ring 50+ numbers every hour  
  • Save time on canvassing efforts by using assigned contact lists 
  • Build relationships with the public through highly experienced and specially trained representatives 
  • Generate more proactive outcomes and positive results with pre-written scripts and objection handling techniques easily accessible on screen 
  • Understand the level of support a potential voter may have for you or your party 
  • Discuss your political policies and share your messaging with the electorate 
  • Answer and alleviate people’s concerns through tailored training and ready-made FAQ responses 
  • Generate a pledge-to-vote list to help your GOTV (get out the vote) strategy 
  • Further party promotion and public interactions with complementary services including Social Media, Live Chat, Email Management and SMS Responses 

With telephone canvassing proving its worth, the next step is finding an agency who can execute the above (and then some!) on behalf of your political party… 

Why choose Mango for Telephone Canvassing Support? 

At Mango, we have extensive experience working with a diverse range of political parties to boost their connections with the public. 

Here’s how we can help you make a real difference this General Election: 

✅ Our services are extensive, covering not just telephone canvassing, but also volunteer recruitment/management, survey calling and added value services including Live Chat, Email, SMS and more! 
💰 We are extremely cost-effective compared to competitors, without compromising on quality. 
👍 We can be ready to make your calls within 24 hours. Being experts in the Call Centre industry, we promise a quick yet efficient turnaround time, and can get the ball rolling as soon as you like. 
🕐 We operate 24/7/365 – so you can sleep easy knowing that your party’s message is being spread by a highly trained team on your behalf, regardless of the time of day (or night!). 
📞 We offer a wide range of costing models as well as flat rates depending on volume – working with you to tailor a solution that suits your party’s exact needs. 

Phone canvassing is about securing support, but at the same time, it is about building relationships with the masses. By having a good script, efficient software, and expert representatives, you can create strong grassroots support for your campaign. 

If you would like to have a chat about what Mango can do for you, please email josephine@talktomango.com